“It seems like every player is playing her best handball, right now”

By Kevin Domas INTERVIEW – Could it be the year for Metz? Metz Handball have been chasing the Women’s EHF Champions League FINAL4 for the past two seasons. In their previous attempts they were stopped in the quarterfinals by Györ and Bucuresti. If the 2017 loss against the Hungarian handball powerhouse appeared to be logical, you can’t stop but think that the next move should have been up.  Instea… »

+++ Telegram – Champions League (M) – Round of Last 16 – 2nd Leg +++

By Peter Bruun Top HBC Nantes Not only was it impressive to witness how the French side managed to turn the tables and eliminate Rhein-Neckar Löwen.  After all the German side were leading by two goal… »

Flensburg leave Brest no chance

Men´s Champions League- Round of Last 16 stregspiller.com – MATCH OF THE WEEK REVIEW – SG Flensburg-Handewitt is the only German team competing in the VELUX EHF Champions League quarter-finals this se… »

Flensburg aiming to celebrate 200th Champions League match with quarter-final berth

Men´s Champions League stregspiller.com – MATCH OF THE WEEK PREVIEW – On Sunday, SG Flensburg-Handewitt will receive HC Meshkov Brest for the second leg in the Round of Last 16 – it will be Champions League match number 200 for the German champion. Chances are that Flensburg will celebrate the anniversary with a ticket to the quarter-finals, as they beat the club from Belarus 30:28, last weekend.… »

“Every time we take a step forward, we take two steps back”

By Sascha Staat INTERVIEW – Tomorrow, Rhein-Neckar Löwen will try to keep their last title-hope of the season alive, when they face HBC Nantes, in France, in the return leg of the VELUX EHF Champions… »

+++ Telegram Champions League (M) Last 16 – 1st Leg +++

By Peter Bruun Top HBC Nantes A two-goal defeat (34:32) in Mannheim, in the first leg against Rhein-Neckar Löwen despite missing playmaker Nicolas Clair should be considered a success, from the the pe… »

“Hafra shows the attitude I am looking for – she really works hard”

INTERVIEW – Kim Rasmussen is almost all the way through his three years as coach of Hungary´s women’s national handball team. During this time, his efforts have been restrained by numerous injuries and pregnancies. More recently, a bunch of talented, young players add to renewed optimism. By Peter Bruun Kim Rasmussen has been in charge of the Hungarian women´s national team close to three years by… »

Going Dutch

This weekend marked the first time that national handball teams met after the EHF EURO 2018.  Among others the Netherlands faced Germany’s women twice – first in Groningen, followed by an encore match… »

“In 2016, I said I’d stop after EURO’18…and here I am”

By Kevin Domas INTERVIEW – We shouldn’t be talking to Amandine Leynaud right now, as the French goalkeeper had one thought in mind after Olivier Krumbholz took over the French national handball team b… »

“When Györ knocks on your door, you can’t say no”

By Kevin Domas INTERVIEW – She is a World- and European champion with France, a nominee for the IHF Player of the Year 2018 and she just signed with the Hungarian handball powerhouse Györ, after three seasons in Siofok. Life for Estelle Nze Minko must be quite something, right now. “It’s pretty cool,” she laughs after listening to the introduction. The French left-back (27), doesn’t quite look lik… »